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Hope for Senegal’s blacklisted Ramsar site, Part I

June is the end of the hot and dry season in Senegal. More auspiciously, it is peak mango season. As I drove north from the […]

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Bankers, what are the risks of your peatland investments?

The world’s increasing demand for palm oil and pulp wood for paper production attracts the private sector to invest more and more in these businesses […]

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Impact of global warming on food security in vulnerable areas in Africa

Global warming may imply large fluctuations of the impact of droughts in rural areas. Adaptation strategies will likely have to cope with such variable conditions […]

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Mobilizing knowledge on the soy story at the Round Table on Responsible Soy

With the theme ‘Thinking Outside the Box’, the Ninth Annual Meeting of the Round Table (RT9) on Responsible Soy (RTRS) in Brazil from 7-8 May, […]

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Saving wetlands through responsible cultivation of soy

Those consuming tofu and soy milk, but especially meat eaters and those driving a car should keep a critical eye on the impacts of soy […]

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Water Supply and Sanitation (WASH) in Harmony with Nature

The grassy hillsides and vast forests around  Rwambu wetland in south-western Uganda are not only a beautiful sight to see – it is fertile land […]

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Sustainability commitments of peat-heavy industry

In Southeast Asia about 25% of plantations are currently on peat and some companies have more than 75% of their plantations on these carbon rich […]

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New hope for coastal resilience for the people of Timbul Sloko

It was an early Saturday morning in Timbul Sloko, at the North Coast of central Java, Indonesia, and not just any Saturday. It was a […]

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Hand in hand: wetland conservation and tourism in Senegal

I recently got the chance to experience the natural beauty of Djoudj National Park in Senegal for the first time and see its conservation needs. […]

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The “art” of flyway conservation

Wetlands International’s team is currently working on the 6th edition of the AEWA Conservation Status Report, which summarises the available knowledge about the size and […]